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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Academic Film Archive of North America
by Gene Kearney
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Alienation, angst, and schizophrenia are powerful themes addressed by Kearney in this forgotten masterpiece. From a story by Conrad Aiken.
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Topics: schizophrenia, teen angst
Khan Academy
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eye 23,264
favorite 2
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Overview of the Vietnam War
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Buckminster Fuller Archive
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favorite 21
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During the last two weeks of January 1975 Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life's work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of Fuller's major inventions and discoveries from the 1927 Dymaxion house, car and bathroom, through the Wichita House, geodesic domes, and tensegrity structures, as well as the contents of Synergetics. Autobiographical in parts, Fuller recounts his own personal history in the context of...
Topics: Buckminster Fuller, Dymaxion house, Wichita House, geodesic domes, tensegrity structures,...
PBS | NPR Forum Network Arts & Media
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12
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23,201
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Arts & Media programming of the PBS | NPR Forum Network see all collections of the PBS | NPR Forum Network at Archive.org
Media Resources Center, University of California, Berkeley
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Description : Features Jim Jones presiding over a meeting, presumably in Redwood Valley. Members offer testimony and songs in praise of Jim Jones and the Lord. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape Collection : Media Resources Center Collection Call Number : VIDEO/C 2328 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Jones, Jim, 1931-1978, Peoples Temple, Cults--California
Khan Academy
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How to get correct advice when you can only ask one question from either a liar or a truthteller (when you don't know who is what)
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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eye 21,145
favorite 7
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This a clip from a televised interview with Timothy Leary at home. Leary discusses emerging technology, the Sixties and the youth culture of the 1990s.
Topics: emerging technologies, The Sixties, The internet, youth culture, 1990s
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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favorite 3
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Peru, Cuzco, Sacsayhuamán, Incan antiquities, Inca ruins
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Arthur and Kate Tode (Kahop)
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favorite 3
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.
Topics: Curaçao, Caribbean Sea, Willemstad, La Guayra, Caracas, Tourism, Ocean travel
collection
eye 18,613
UC Davis's Department of Special Collections , established July 1966, houses the Library's rare books, manuscript collections, the University Archives, and other noncirculating research materials requiring care and control that cannot be provided in the open stacks. The Department's major purposes are to acquire these materials, make them available for use, and preserve their integrity for future generations of students and scholars. The Special Collections Department houses the J. Richard...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 18,585
favorite 4
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304 , or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Ecuador, Guayaquil, Riobamba, Guayas River, Marketplaces, Railroad
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Lee Bobker/Lester Becker
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eye 18,387
favorite 27
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The Black upper middle-class Myers family moves into all-white Levittown, PA in August, 1957, and are snubbed and mistreated, in this powerful landmark documentary showcasing racism in the United States.
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Topics: african-american, black, racism, housing, urban
Khan Academy
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slightly more complicated equations
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman, Kristin Atwell
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WOMAN BY WOMAN documents progressive change for women in some of the least developed villages of India. Vivid images portray the humanity of the people, the beauty of the countryside, as well as the toll of centuries of poverty. We meet courageous women who are coming out of seclusion in order to serve in their communities by teaching other women about family planning resources. We also meet family members who support these efforts - a village husband who works side-by-side with his wife, in a...
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Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, Academy Award, Concentric Media, reproductive rights, women, women's rights,...
Khan Academy
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How elements relate to atoms. The basics of how protons, electrons and neutrons make up an atom.
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman with KTEH-TV (PBS)
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favorite 18
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This award-winning film features nine unique schools, both public and private, California to East Harlem. In these unique schools relationship, creative thinking, and direct experience are valued above memorization of facts. As we struggle with issues of how to provide a quality education for all children, we might look to these successful schools where teachers, students, parents and administrators are involved in creating supportive educational environments. All public, educational, and...
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Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, Tom Peters, PBS, KTEH, school, education, private school, public school, Peninsula...
County of Los Angeles Public Library
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The County of Los Angeles Public Library was established in 1912 under authority of the County Free Library Act. The Library is a special fund department operating under the authority of the County Board of Supervisors. Today it is one of the major libraries of our nation, and provides library service to over 3.5 million residents living in unincorporated areas and to residents of 51 of the 88 incorporated cities of Los Angeles County. The service area extends over 3,000 square miles....
Topic: californialightandsound
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britannica
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eye 17,322
favorite 10
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In four minutes and not moving from one spot, Marcel Marceau conveys the seven ages of mankind, beginning with life emerging from the womb, through the cycles of life to the grave. Marceau believes "this pantomime reveals maybe the best of what mime can do in condensing time." For more on filmmaker John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
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Topic: pantomime
Khan Academy
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U01_L1_T1_we1 Place Value 1
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Kitchen Sisters Collection
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The Kitchen Sisters (Davia Nelson & Nikki Silva) are Peabody Award winning independent producers. Their non-profit 501c3 production company is dedicated to creating public media and educational programs that work to build community through storytelling. The Kitchen Sisters are the creators of hundreds of stories for public broadcast about the lives, histories, art and rituals of people who have shaped our diverse cultural heritage. They are the producers of the duPont-Columbia Award-winning...
Topic: californialightandsound
Khan Academy
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Writing a basic program. Basics of data types, variables and conditional statements
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
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Special Collections & Archives at the University of California, Riverside houses rare books, manuscripts, archival materials, photographs, videotapes, broadsides, and other media formats covering a wide range of special subject areas. Our holdings do not circulate, but may be used in the departmental reading room by those with an interest in our materials and valid photo identification. The Special Collections Archives is comprised of unique archival collections covering a wide-range of...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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favorite 3
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Peru, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Incan ruins, Inca antiquities
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The mission of the Paulina June & George Pollak Library is to uphold the University's commitment to making learning preeminent through its support and enhancement of the teaching, learning, and research activities of the California State University, Fullerton community. The Library will be the hub of an information and instruction network, designed to facilitate the delivery of recorded knowledge and information. Contact Information: Paulina June & George Pollak Library California State...
Topic: californialightandsound
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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ABC show "In Concert", featuring Timothy Leary's interview with Billy Idol about the album "CyberPunk." Timothy Leary interviews Billy Idol on ABC In Concert as part of promoting Idol's Cyberpunk album. Timothy Leary and Billy Idol see "cyber" as a way for people to know significantly more about how the world works, and then later subvert oppression. Billy Idol discusses a small amount of the technology behind the Cyberpunk album. He notes about how it was...
Topics: ABC In Concert, Billy Idol, The Ramones, Television, Joey Ramone, Cyberpunk
Khan Academy
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Solving linear equations with variable expressions in the denominators of fractions
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Northern Illinois University Digital Library
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by Northern Illinois University Digital Library
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Materials in this collection are contributed by the Northern Illinois University Digital Library. Materials include interview clips with scholars on a variety of topics relevant to American History, as well as digitized books and other documents from our Rare Books & Special Collections department.
Topic: Northern Illinois University
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Bruce Russell
movies
eye 14,881
favorite 40
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To say Russell makes films on biology is sort of like saying Rodin threw some clay on a table and a few minutes later came up with a figure representative of a human. 'Light Microscope' starts out didactically (Russell was a former K-12 biology teacher) in instructing the student on proper microscope technique, then goes off into the hyperspace of lighting techniques, using light and colored filters, that make otherwise difficult-to-see phenomena visible. This film, frankly, borders on...
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Topics: biology, science, volvox, hydra, amoeba
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Carson "Kit" Davidson
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The mechanized production of Duro-Test light bulbs is filmed as a dance to the tune of the Brandenburg, as choreographed filaments, glass, and metal combine in a dynamic finale. For more on Carson Davidson, visit http://www.afana.org/davidsoncarson.htm
Topics: industrial, light bulb
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Steve Bosustow, Amer Cancer Society, Inc
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'Inside Magoo' (1960) 15, prod. Steve Bosustow. The nearsighted Mr. Magoo here experiences the seven danger signals of cancer and sees his doctor, even though as a Sagittarius, he feels he is not susceptible (Cancer, get it?). Notable for acted sequences with Jim Backus, producer Stephen Bosustow, and Scopitone star Joi Lansing as the nurse. Magoo goes to gets his colon scoped!
Topic: Animation
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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Timothy Leary: An Interview from Folsom Prison in 1973. The 20-minute movie, "From Folsom Prison," was shot in the summer or fall of 1973. (Tim got out of prison in 1976.) Leary discusses his philosophy, drugs, prison rights, and his life on the run as well as his life in prison. (Prison footage from the 1970's; check out around 17:20 and 22:00)
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Topics: Prison, philosophy, drugs, LSD, UFOs, folsom prison, interviews
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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A documentary called Timothy Leary's Last Trip with Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters by A.J.Catoline, O.B.B.Babbs, and David Herman. Film features soundtrack including previously unreleased Grateful Dead tracks. Original footage of Leary, The Merry Pranksters and the Grateful Dead. Includes narration by author Ken Kesey. Exclusive footage of Leary’s final "Cyber Chat" with Ken Kesey on the internet.
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Khan Academy
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favorite 2
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Newton's First Law (Galileo's Law of Inertia).
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Museum of Performance and Design
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Located in San Francisco, the Museum of Performance + Design is the only independent, non-profit art organization in the United States devoted to the history of performing arts and theatrical design. Founded in 1947 by Russell Hartley, a dancer and designer with the San Francisco Ballet, the organization was long known as the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum (SFPALM) until it changed its name to Museum of Performance + Design in 2007. MP+D has served the arts community for...
Topic: californialightandsound
Khan Academy
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eye 14,520
favorite 1
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Overview of how the nephrons in the kidney filter blood and reabsorb water and other molecules.
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
by Exposition Players Company
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eye 14,394
favorite 9
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Description : Segments devoted to equestrian events, stunt flying, wrestling, dancing, boating, pageantry and other events. Vistas of the Exposition, and close-ups of many individual buildings. Numerous speeches by dignitaries. Scenes of boats, including large warships. Short play titled, "Story of Jewel City", produced by the Exposition Players Company. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection : Hall of the Golden City collection of James Leonard Call Number : Motion Picture 771 C...
Topics: Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Exposition Players Company, Lind, Catherine, Dempsey,...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by George Kaczender
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Explores the theories of Karl Marx and how they evolved as the major ideology of one third of the world. The production examines the roots of Marxism and carefully discloses the contradiction between Marx's hopes and today's reality. For more on director George Kaczender, visit http://www.afana.org/kaczender.htm
Stanford University, Special Collections and University Archives
by Apple Computer, Inc.
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favorite 7
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Description : A demo video of "Lisa", an early personal computer developed by Apple. Source : 1 tape of 1: 1/2" videocassette dub Collection : Apple Computer, Inc. Records, 1977-1998 Item Identification : M1007_s14_b8_vc5 Rights : Copyright © 1983 Apple Computer, Inc. All rights reserved. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Apple Computer, Inc.
Lambda Archives of San Diego
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Lambda Archives of San Diego (LASD) has been established to preserve and make available for research and educational purposes the tangible record of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community with a special emphasis on those materials relating specifically to San Diego County and northern Baja California. LASD views all aspects of LGBT life as important to the understanding of our communities' values, interests and issues. To this end, LASD actively seeks to acquire and...
Topic: californialightandsound
Loyola Marymount University
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13,733
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The Department of Archives and Special Collections houses a variety of rare and unique materials. The Department is located on the third floor of the William H. Hannon Library on the campus of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. Collections include: * Art & artifacts * Audiovisual materials * Postcards * Rare books * Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles Research Collection * Manuscripts * University archives Contact Information: Department of Archives and Special...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
by Coney, John
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Series Title :  The Dilexi series Description : Commissioned work by Robert Frank for broadcast on KQED-TV, San Francisco. From Mugu Brainpan: Aired on KQED TV in 1969, the Dilexi Series represents a pioneering effort to present works created by artists specifically for broadcast. The 12-part weekly series was conceived and commissioned by the Dilexi Foundation, an off-shoot of the influential San Francisco art gallery founded by James Newman. Newman, who operated the Dilexi Gallery from 1958...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by UPMAA, WCAU-TV
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Game shows, Archaeology, Artifacts, Artifact identification, Rainey. Froelich, Cammann, Schuyler,...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Carson "Kit" Davidson
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favorite 8
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Here, a 25 ton block of granite being burned, drilled, and blasted from the heart of a Vermont mountain, focusing on the machinery used. Filmed at the Rock of Ages Quarry in Barre, VT. For more on filmmaker Carson Davidson, visit http://www.afana.org/davidsoncarson.htm
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Topics: quarry, Barre
Khan Academy
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favorite 0
comment 0
Introduction to Limits (HD)
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Khan Academy
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Introduction to the multiplication tables from 2-9.
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Media Resources Center, University of California, Berkeley
by University of California, Berkeley, Office of Media Services
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favorite 6
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Description : A panel discussion of women who are members of the Black Panther Party in which they relate their personal struggles and experiences as "Panther women" engaged in civil rights activism. This event was organized by the Graduate Assembly, University of California, Berkeley and took place on October 26, 1990 at Booth Auditorium, Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/2 inch videotape Collection : Media Resources Center Collection Call Number...
Topics: californialightandsound, Black Panther Party, African American women--Biography, African American...
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes
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An adaptation of the short story of the same title by Walter Van Tilburg Clark, in which four men who have survived a catastrophic war share memories of their past lives and a civilization which no longer exists. Here, a vintage recording of Debussy's Nocturne played by Walter Gieseking becomes the vehicle by which four lovers of the humanities hover together in a cold post-apocalyptic shack of sandbags to mourn weekly over lost art and loves gone by. Barnes, who must be considered among the...
Topic: apocalypse
Khan Academy
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favorite 1
comment 1
Introduction to trigonometry
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Academic Film Archive of North America
by John Barnes
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favorite 19
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This is the first film in Barnes' 'Shaw vs. Shakespeare' series, considered by experts to be among the finest educational films ever made. Here is wonderful introduction to Barnes as an insightful and witty interpreter of Shakespeare on film, the opening film of the triptych focusing on George Bernard Shaw’s belief that, although Shakespeare’s play was superior to his own, the treatment of the character of Caesar was not. Shaw, as written by Barnes, prefers a Caesar whose...
Topics: Geoge Bernard Shaw, Shaw, Shakespeare, Moffat, Kiley, Grossman
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Richard Leacock
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favorite 12
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Here, manic Princeton professor Eric Rogers hosts, continually removing and replacing his eyeglasses, ordering around lab assistants --- he forcefully breaks a glass test tube in the hands of an assistant to demonstrate the inelasticity of water --- and furiously pounds equations on a blackboard (Leacock says the scribblings must have lasted 45 minutes, in what must be one of the more necessary cuts in the history of educational film.) Rogers finally conducts an experiment with a young girl,...
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Topic: Physics
Academic Film Archive of North America
by James Wong Howe
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favorite 8
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This exceptional film shows painter Kingman at work in New York's Chinatown, shot by master cinematographer James Wong Howe.
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Topics: art, painting, Chinese
TED Talks
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Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident -- can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.
Topics: TEDTalks, TED, Talks, brain, business, psychology, self, success, TEDGlobal 2012, 2012
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Bert Salzman
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favorite 26
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Set In Manhattan's Central Park, this film is the poignant story of a teenage girl's encounter with a homeless old woman (movingly portrayed by distinguished actress Mildred Dunnock) who carries all her belongings around in shopping bags. This encounter eventually leads to the girl's understanding of the problems of aging and the dignity of all individuals, regardless of their place in society. Actress Mildred Dunnock, who plays the homeless woman, was a former schoolteacher who didn't begin...
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Topics: Bert Salzman, homeless, elderly
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Carroll Films
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favorite 7
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Shows the San Jose Mercury News of 1970 in all elements of production. Briefly shows the IBM 1130 mainframe computer (http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/exhibits/1130/1130_intro.html)
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Topics: publishing, media
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Richard Leacock
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eye 12,276
favorite 20
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In the hands of another director, the inner-workings of a magnet laboratory could have caused a whole classroom to fall asleep of boredom. No so when Leacock was hired to produce this twenty-minute version of lab mayhem. Try this: six researchers in a lab at MIT in the late 1950's show-off the power of electro-magnets, and in the process, accidentally set an experiment on fire(Leacock says he did a retake without the fire, but preferred the immediacy of the fire sequence and kept it in). Or...
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Topics: magnet, degauss, physics, science, PSSC, Leacock
Anarchivism
by Revision3
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Save Rev3 -- anarchivism.org Show: Joe Genius [Complete Series] Format: hd720p30 Notes: revision3.com Archived: 2012-05-09 Welcome the first show that proves how exciting, hilarious, and sometimes dangerous, homegrown science can be. Joe Genius turns the spotlight on some of the best science videos online, from dry ice bombs to robot musicians, and explain why they work...or more often than not, why they don't.
Topics: iptv, anarchivism, revision3
Santa Clara Valley Water District Library
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The Santa Clara Valley Water District Library supports the district's mission by providing professional research services for district staff and the public, using its core reference and journal collections, satellite libraries, on-line databases, interlibrary loan, and outside experts. The library maintains a catalog database of the core and satellite libraries. The district library has an extensive collection of books, reports and other materials. While we do not check out materials to the...
Topic: californialightandsound
Khan Academy
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Equations with the variable on both sides.
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Khan Academy
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favorite 0
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An introduction to DNA
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Khan Academy
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favorite 1
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Jamestown to the Civil War
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Media Burn
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Excerpt from documentary about the advertising business : Footage of filming a McDonald's Christmas commercial. King Moody, in Ronald McDonald costume, talks about the few perks he gets playing that part. Reinhard claims that the ads for McDonald's are subtle since they sell the product through the characters instead of convincing people to buy the product.
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Topic: TV About TV
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Robert Amran
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The real star here is the late aerial photographer James Freeman, whose breathtaking helicopter shots of Mayan and Aztec ruins at sunrise and sunset won an Academy Award for this film in 1971. Although the English version was narrated by Orson Welles, the Spanish version, narrated by Ricardo Montalban, is in better keeping with the ethnic aspect of the film, and no knowledge of Spanish is needed to appreciate his dramatic impact. Don't be put off by the heroic musical score: this film is...
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Topics: Maya, Aztec, helicopter, Chichen Itza, Monte Alban, Tulum, Toltec, Uxmal, Palenque
Khan Academy
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favorite 0
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Distance, displacement, speed and velocity. Difference between vectors and scalars
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Khan Academy
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favorite 0
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Introduction to evolution, variation in a population and natural selection
Topics: Salman Khan, Khan Academy
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Gerald McDermott
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The late Gerald McDermott made this, his first commercial film at the age of 19, an extremely complex animation short featuring approximately 2000 animation cels presented in six minutes. The production was handled by an uncredited Harrison Engle, later noted as a documentary filmmaker. Influenced by Klee and Matisse, McDermott used silk-screen as well as traditional painting techniques in crafting ethnographic folk tale animation shorts. With films that are startling in intensity, and majestic...
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Topics: Animation, Japan, folktale
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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This is a series of video shorts produced by Retinalogic in the 1990's featuring two public service videos of Timothy Leary: "Think for yourself" and "How to operate your brain". A public access television show called How to Operate Your Brain, hosted by Timothy Leary from 1993, with Genesis P. Orridge.
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Topics: Consciousness, psychedelics, philosophy, retinalogic, how to operate your brain
Timothy Leary Archive: Videos
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This is a video of a candid meeting at Leary's home with many notable figures of the early days of LSD research. Filmed in the 1970's or early 1980's. The conversation is on LSD.
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Topic: LSD
Khan Academy
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Mitosis, meiosis and sexual reproduction. Understanding gametes, zygotes, and haploid / diploid numbers.
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Khan Academy
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Adding 2-digit numbers
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This is an extensive video archive, originally acquired through purchase in U-matic format and later reformatted into VHS. The coverage includes a major 1982 conference held at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The collection contains presentations of musical theatrical works, cultural events such as el Dia de los Muertos and interviews with performers, artists and authors related to Chicano culture and society in California.
Topic: californialightandsound
Academic Film Archive of North America
by Milan Herzog
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The 'Je Parle Français' series of French Language Instruction films was filmed in 1960-61 and produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica Film's Milan Herzog in conjunction with Otterbein College professor La Velle Rosselot, and Georges Matoré, Dean of the Language & Civilization Dept, Sorbonne. Rosselot was the prime educational consultant and curriculum developer for the film project. Her father was a history professor at Otterbein, and her brother Gerald was one of the founders of Scientific...
Topics: Encyclopedia Britannica, Milan Herzog, Language Instruction, French
Media Burn
by Ant Farm, Chip Lord, Doug Michels, Curtis Schreier, Uncle Buddie, Tom Weinberg
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A video art piece examining the media, particularly Television news. On July 4, Independence Day, 1975, a "media circus" assembles at San Francisco's Cow Palace Stadium. A pyramid of television sets are stacked, doused with kerosene, and set ablaze. Then a modified 1959 Cadillac, piloted by two drivers who are guided only by a video monitor between their bucket seats, smashes through the pyramid destroying the TV sets. Preceding the event are actual clips from various TV news...
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Topic: TV About TV
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman, Katie Peterson
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Motherhood by Choice, Not Chance distills key moments from each of the three films in the OSCAR-nominated, EMMY-winning 2½ hour series CHOICE: From the Back-Alleys to the Supreme Court & Beyond. Through first person stories, this documentary brings alive the history of the struggle for women's reproductive rights in the United States. Intimate interviews reveal the passion of those who moved abortion from the danger of the back alleys to a safe, legal choice. This film also includes...
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Topics: Dorothy Fadiman, Power of Choice, Erika Luckett, Katie Peterson reproductive rights, women,...
Khan Academy
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Introduction to how banks make money and the value they (potentially) add to society.
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Academic Film Archive of North America
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Liberace winks at the camera, reminisces about the past, and sends a turkey to its doom, performing 'Turkey In The Straw' and 'Shine On Harvest Moon.'
Topics: Liberace, piano